New Orleans Planning Process In Disarray

One year after the storm, returning New Orleans residents are still trying to find their way -- and their future -- through a maze of well-meaning, but often conflicting efforts to bring their communities back to life.

The lack of coordination among a number of well-intentioned planning efforts has seriously stymied efforts by New Orleans' residents to restore their homes their communities. While dueling planning efforts vie for political backing, authority, and funding, returning residents lack even the most basic of services. Lurking in the background, however, is the larger question that no one seems to want to address: how much of New Orleans should be rebuilt?

Thanks to Meeky

Full Story: N.O. planning process puts residents on edge


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